“In Life, It’s Not Where You Go, It’s Who You Travel With” – Charles Schulz
The core essence of traveling is beautifully summed up in this quote by Mr. Charles Schulz. Traveling is not about the place where you go, the things you do or even the food that you eat, it is most importantly about the person with whom you travel. Most of us enjoy the fun-filled friends’ trip and the family reunion holidays, and certainly, they play an important role in strengthening our bond with them. However, when your life partner becomes your travel partner, the excitement, joy, and love reach another level. When the exhilaration of vacation and travel mixes with the unparalleled joy of spending time with the special one, the treasure of memories gets richer by cherished moments and thrilling experiences.
Apart from this, traveling with life partner brings you closer to your beloved, helps you understand them better, shows you their hidden talents, and moreover keeps the flame of your romance burning strong. These are not the only benefits; there are many more beautiful reasons that will get you packing and leaving for a trip with your partner right away.
Traveling Together Is The Real Boost For Healthier Relationship
When you are traveling with your life partner, you come across various opportunities to get to know each other. Whether it is adventure holiday or just a relaxing one, the time you spend with your partner while traveling gives you an ample number of opportunities that nurture your relationship. Doing something exciting and challenging with your partner makes your relationship stronger and healthier.
Traveling Together Lets You Unleash Each Other’s Interests And Passions
You get to witness the hidden interests and passions of your partner while you are traveling away from the comfort of your home. It brings all the special interests and strong passions of your partner to the forefront as you are spending every minute of the day together while exploring a new place. You get to observe their unfiltered self and discover what makes your partner’s eyes gleam while you are out with them.
Traveling Together Gives An Insight On Partner’s Hidden Talents
Everyone has their share of hidden talents and, while traveling around with your partner, you will likely get to unveil a number of such talents hidden within your partner. These talents can even surprise you and make you fall head over heel in love with them all over again. You would never have known that your partner was such a great surfer or fish catcher without traveling out with them.
Traveling Together Enriches Your Intimacy
According to a survey conducted by US Travel Association, 77% of respondents agreed that traveling has significantly enriched the intimacy with their partner. Spending time traveling gives a boost to the intimacy by keeping the spark of romance alive. You get to see each other as you are without any veil of the social, emotional or mental pressure which will, in turn, make you connect with your partner more intimately.
Traveling Together Tells You How Good Your Partner Is In Managing Emergencies
Any type of emergency may pop-up while you are traveling together; these could be fully-occupied hotels, missed flights or train rides, accidental detours, food allergies, luggage mismanagement, flat tires or anything else. You get to know how good your partner is at handling and managing all these emergencies. Not just that, it also helps you know how efficiently you two can work out as a team in such situations.
Traveling Together Lets You Have Better Sexual Life
Being away from home, work and all the pressure enables you to explore more about the sexual fantasies of your partner. Being together with your partner in a new place and on a new bed makes you experiment more under the sheets, thus improving your sex life. In fact, a survey of 1100 respondents came up with a result that more than three-quarter of couples who travel together accepted that their sex life improved because of their excursions.
Traveling Together Teaches You Better Money Management
You are together with your partner on a limited vacation budget which is inclusive of all your food, travel, accommodation, and every other thing possible. This helps you know where, when and how to spend your money wisely throughout the entire vacation. You not only learn the art of money management but also understand about their money spending and saving habits while traveling together.
Traveling Together Fades The Bitterness Of Fights And Bad Times
While you are out with your partner, hiking through the woods or lazing on the beach, the bad thoughts about the old fights or quarrels fade away. Breaking away from the monotonous routine of life and the same environment tends to re-ignite the spark of love. In fact, traveling to a new place with your partner erases the memories of bitter fights and bad times and helps you create new ones instead.
Traveling Together Improves Your Planning Skills As Couple
Traveling to a far-off place, with no one but your partner, also improves the way you plan out various stuff. You are on your own with your partner and have to plan everything from where you want to visit first to what you want to eat and even how you want to create better memories together. Everything in traveling requires planning to have a perfectly executed vacation with your beloved, thus improving your planning skills as a couple.
Traveling Together Makes You More Romantic
This one is a no-brainer. Traveling with your partner ignites the flame of romance in your heart and makes you more inclined towards your partner. As you view the beauty of nature with your partner, the romance that gets lost somewhere in the daily lives is rejuvenated with an even stronger feel. Spending alone time exploring new places with the person you adore and love keeps the romantic spark burning in full flame.
Traveling Together Makes For More Reflections
Traveling together brings you closer, not just to your partner, but also closer to life. You reflect on the beauty of life and how beautiful everything around you is because of your partner by your side. You end up feeling more grateful for getting such a nice partner when you introspect on life and the beauty the hides beneath it. Watching the alluring landscape with your partner brings out all the ‘lovey-dovey’ stuff as well.
Traveling Together Improves Your Understanding
Getting mesmerized by the beauty of nature with your partner by your side helps you understand each other better, know their habits and even learn about the special need and preferences. Your partner is completely exposed to you when you two are traveling together giving you ample of time to understand how they work, handle stuff, what ticks their laughing bones or what upsets them. Indeed traveling together lets you understand each other on a completely new level.
Traveling Together Is Learning Together
No one would negate the fact that experience is the best teacher. When you travel together, you experience a completely different surrounding, thus giving you many opportunities to learn about new things together. You learn about the old monuments, nature, the people and their culture, the language and much more while traveling together which strengthens your bond of love.
Traveling Together Is Feeling Home Out Of Home
Wherever you go for vacations, when you have the love of your life right by your side, you will never feel the ache of missing home. The time you spend away from home with your partner does not feel like away from home because you know your ‘home is where your heart is’, and your heart is right here, enjoying the beautiful landscape with you.
There are many more reasons I can cite explaining why you should travel with your life partner and all of them would substantiate one point – ‘Couples who travel together stay together’.
Traveling with your partner keeps the honeymoon feel alive forever. Choose a destination, get your bags packed and start now. Whatever destination you choose, if you have your darling partner by your side, every place would become romantic and every moment spent with them would get etched as an unforgettable memory.